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Among these were Borodin, Glazunov, Sokolov, and others. In he did write one piece, the eighth variation Andante cantabile of a collective work, Variations sur une theme populaire russe for string quartet, one of the other composers being Scriabin.

The Canadian Brass editions do not qukntet out to provide an Urtext, but rather to give quijtet a consistent and practical set of material for concert use. This was the most influential ensemble in St.

EWALD Brass Quintet No. 1 opus 5 – McNaughtan Publishing

This group, whilst all being amateur in the strict sense of the word, made, with the influence of a shared interest in indigenous folksong, a significant contribution quinter the development of a distinctive Russian national musical style which, for the majority of the 19th century had been almost entirely submerged by the Germanic tradition in both teaching and practice.

Ewald’s Brass Quintets No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alto Horn in E flat; Horn in F. A further nine years of investigation was necessary to authenticate the manuscripts, before the pieces were given their first modern performance during the season in a series of concerts by the American Brass Quintet at Carnegie Hall.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He also collected and published Russian folk songs.

Ewald was a professor of Civil Engineering in St. Petersburg, and was also the cellist with the Beliaeff Quartet for sixteen years. Cornet Trumpet in B flat. The original instrumentation of Ewald’s three ewaod quintets is: Founded in by Anton Rubenstein, this institution was the first of its kind in Russia and it was ewals that Ewald received lessons in cornet, piano, horn, cello, harmony and composition.


Several other works followed, a Romance, Opus 2, and Deux morceaux, Opus 3, for cello and pianoand a string quintet, Opus 4 The apparent confusion between the numbering and approximate date of composition of the quintets arises from another long-held misconception, also corrected by the studies of Mr.

Photographic evidence from about shows that Ewald himself played in a brass quintet. More important for Victor Ewald were the Friday evening string quartet sessions held quinteg Belaiev’s house, the publisher himself playing the viola, Ewald the cello.

In addition, we can infer that Ewald must have received much of his undisputed craftsmanship and sense of form from the training, formal or informal, in the Belaiev circle. His first known work is a string quartet, Opus 1, which was awarded a third prize in a competition of the St.

For that reason Ewald soon became and was to remain throughout his life one of the most active and versatile members of a remarkable circle of dilettante musicians. And of course one cannot reject the theory that it was simple pragmatism of utilizing insurments and performers close at hand.

It is seen to consist of two piston-valved rbassrather than the modern choice of trumpets ; a rotary-valved alto hornrather than the French horn ; a rotary-valved tenor hornrather than the trombone ; and a rotary-valved tuba played by Ewald qiintet. Certainly this suggestion is one that might find favour with modern-day trombonists required to rise to the challenge of what can only be described as, at times, unidiomatic writing.

They are in no way included as a definitive statement, but rather in the hope that they may be of assistance to musicians ewalld these pieces for the first time.

Of these instruments, it is the alto and tenor horns that are most strikingly different from their modern quintet counterparts.

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According to the testimony of Rimsky-Korsakov, himself a frequent visitor, the Friday evening sessions had started some time beforewith the number of visitors increasing during the winter of Its allencompassing repertoire included all the quartets of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, as well as newer works.


Russian composers Male composers births deaths People from Saint Petersburg. In the present edition, the score is written in concert pitch, and there are several alternatives in the set of parts, to facilitate performance either on the original instruments, the instruments of the modem brass quintet, or ewld. Brass players however are indebted to him for something very different — a series of quintets which have become a staple of the repertoire and which represent almost the only, and certainly ewal most quintdt examples of original literature in the Romantic style.

Sokolov, a teacher at the St. An obituary signed by his fellow professors of the I. His next published work, the Brass Quintet No. The edition therefore follows the instrumentation conventions of the modern brass quintet, in that it is scored for two trumpets in B flatFrench horn in Ftrombone and tuba. There is no documented evidence of exactly for whom Ewald composed his quintets, or the exact instruments on which he envisaged them being quintey.

Petersburg Quartet Society in March, It was published by Belaiev in He was born in Saint Petersburg and died in Leningrad. Petersburg in the late 19th century, introducing much of the standard quartet literature to Russian concertgoers. Both Bellon and Ewald wrote music that displayed the increased virtuosity and homogeneity possible as a result of developments in brass instrument design and manufacture in the second half of the 19th ewwld.

However, the popularity of his quintets has in no way diminished because of this. Tenor Horn in B flat; Trombone.